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Noology or Noölogy derives from the Greek words νοῦς, nous or "mind" and λόγος, logos. Noology thus outlines a systematic study and organization of everything dealing with knowing and knowledge. It is also used to describe the science of intellectual phenomena. It is the study of images of thought, their emergence, their genealogy, and their creation.[1]

In the Critique of Pure Reason, Immanuel Kant uses "noology" synonymously with rationalism, distinguishing it from empiricism:

Spanish philosopher Xavier Zubiri developed his own notion of noology.[3]

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  1. ^ Jamie Murray (June 2006). "Nome law: Deleuze & Guattari on the emergence of law". Journal International Journal for the Semiotics of Law 19 (2): pp.127–151. doi:10.1007/s11196-006-9014-0. 
  2. ^ Kant, Immanuel. Critique of Pure Reason. Trans. Marcus Weigelt and Max Muller (A854, A855). London: Penguin Books, 2007. Page numbers are Weigelt's marginal numbers that refer to the page numbers of the standard edition of Kritik der reinen Vernunft.
  3. ^ Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka. Phenomenology world-wide: foundations, expanding dynamisms, life-engagements: a guide for research and study, Springer, 2002.

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